CUK STUDENT GOVERNING COUNCIL ELECTION

/CUK STUDENT GOVERNING COUNCIL ELECTION

In line with the Co-operative University of Kenya Student (s) Union (CUKSU) Constitution as provided under Article 24 (1) (b) the Electoral Commission hereby declares the following positions open for contest.

  1. Congress Person(s)
  2. Electoral College
  3. Students Governing Council (SGC)

The process shall be guided by the election calendar of events that will be published in due course.

 

JEREMIAH MUGO

CHAIRPERSON, CUKSU ELECTORAL COMMISSION

 

The Electoral Commission wishes to inform the students’ fraternity that, due to the protocols are given by the Ministry of Health (MoH) on matters of COVID-19, the elections for this year shall be conducted virtually.

The procedure on how to nominate and vote for your preferred candidate(s) shall be shared with you in due course.

 

JEREMIAH MUGO

CHAIRPERSON, CUKSU ELECTORAL COMMISSION

We wish to inform you that those who are interested in contesting for the position of Congress are required to pay the nomination requisite fee via M-Pesa number 0729 216 914.

After making the payment, send the following details to the email address cmbuthia@cuk.ac.ke, Your Name, Registration Number, Course, Year of Study, and M-Pesa reference number. Payments can be done from 11th May 2021 up to and including 13th May 2021.

Kindly refer to CUKSU Constitution Article 11 (3) for qualification requirements.

Adhere to the election calendar of events that will be published in due course.

            

JEREMIAH MUGO

CHAIRPERSON, CUKSU ELECTORAL COMMISSION

 

                            

As per CUKSU Constitution Article 11 (3), a candidate for the position of congress MUST meet the following qualifications:

  1. He/she must be a registered member of the respective congressional areas in accordance with this constitution;
  2. He/she  must be nominated by at least 10% (ten percent) of the members in the respective congressional areas;
  3. He/she shall not be a candidate of the Students Governing Council on the same election period;
  4. Subject to Article 9, subsection (4) of this constitution, all qualifications for election to the SGC shall automatically apply;
  5. The candidate must pay a nomination fee of 500 and submit their Name, Registration Number, Course, Year of Study, and M-Pesa reference number to email address cmbuthia@cuk.ac.ke by 13th May 2021.

 

JEREMIAH MUGO

CHAIRPERSON, CUKSU ELECTORAL COMMISSION


 

We wish to inform you that those who are interested in contesting for any position in the Students Governing Council (SGC) are required to pay the nomination requisite fee via M-Pesa number 0729 216 914.

After making the payment, send the following details to the email address cmbuthia@cuk.ac.ke, Your Name, Registration Number, Course, Year of Study, and M-Pesa reference number. Payments can be done from 11th May 2021 up to and including 13th May 2021.

Kindly refer to CUKSU Constitution Article 9 (4) for qualification requirements.

Adhere to the election calendar of events that will be published in due course.

NB: Aspirants contesting for the position of Chairperson, must indicate the name of their running mate (Vice Chairperson) who shall be of the opposite gender when submitting their details.

 

JEREMIAH MUGO

CHAIRPERSON, CUKSU ELECTORAL COMMISSION

 

 

As per CUKSU constitution article 9 (4) a candidate for the position of SCG MUST meet the following qualifications:

  1. Is an ordinary member of CUKSU and;
  2. Is nominated by not less than 10% of the members  of  CUKSU; and,
  3. Is a student at the University with at least one year left before completion of his/her studies;
  4. Is a student who has attained an average grade of C in his studies (In his/her past examinations) and has never sat for a supplementary examination;
  5. Has not been found guilty by the University Disciplinary Committee and/ or the Student Disciplinary Committee for any offence;
  6. Be able to serve on the Student Governing Council for a period not less than twelve (12) months.
  7. Has never served in a Students Governing Council in another University;
  8. Has never been convicted of a criminal offence by a competent court in the Republic of Kenya;
  9. The candidate must pay nomination fee and submit their Name, Registration Number, Course, Year of Study and M-pesa reference number to email address cmbuthia@cuk.ac.ke by 13th May, 2021.

 

Nomination fee 2,500

  1. Chairperson
  2. Vice-Chairperson
  3. Treasurer 
  4. Secretary-General  

Nomination fee 2,000

  1. Campus Representative
  2. Gender and Special Needs Secretary 
  3. Social Welfare and Co-curricular Activities secretary

JEREMIAH MUGO

CHAIRPERSON, CUKSU ELECTORAL COMMISSION

We wish to inform you that those who are interested in contesting for the position of Electoral College are required to pay the nomination requisite fee via M-Pesa number 0729 216 914.

After making the payment, send the following details to the email address cmbuthia@cuk.ac.ke, Your Name, Registration Number, Course, Year of Study, and M-Pesa reference number. Payments can be done from 11th May 2021 up to and including 13th May 2021.

Kindly refer to CUKSU Constitution Article 24 (3) (b) for qualification requirements.

Adhere to the election calendar of events that will be published in due course.

 

             

JEREMIAH MUGO

CHAIRPERSON, CUKSU ELECTORAL COMMISSION


 

As per CUKSU Constitution Article 24 (3), (b) a candidate for the position of Electoral College MUST meet the following qualifications:

  1. Be a member of the specific academic department;
  2. Be an ordinary student of The Co-operative University of Kenya;
  • Be known of his/her high integrity;
  1. Have not served for any previous SGC or Congress;
  2. Have a good academic record, having not sat for a supplementary examination;
  3. Have not been found guilty of any offence by SDC;
  • Not be vying in a position in the Students Governing Council.
  • The candidate must pay a nomination fee of Kshs.500 and submit their Name, Registration Number, Course, Year of Study and M-Pesa reference number to email address cmbuthia@cuk.ac.ke by 13th May 2021.

 

JEREMIAH MUGO

CHAIRPERSON, CUKSU ELECTORAL COMMISSION

 

The Electoral Commission is committed to organising and conducting free and fair students elections that are simple and credible. In line with this, your views and observations during the process are very important to accomplishing our mandate as per the CUKSU Constitution.

We have therefore opened an email address electoralcommission@cuk.ac.ke where you can channel your complaints and/or compliments through.

We look forward to your cooperation during the process.

 

JEREMIAH MUGO

CHAIRPERSON, CUKSU ELECTORAL COMMISSION

 

S/NO. DATES ACTIVITY
1. 11th May 2021 Declare the positions vacant for the Congress
2. 11th to 18th May, Payment of Prerequisite fees by interested candidates
  2021  
3. 24th May, 2021 Issue nomination papers (Google Form)
4. 27th May, 2021 End of nomination period (5:00 P.M)
5. 28th May, 2021 Vetting from 8.00am to 12.00 noon
    Publishing the names of qualified and disqualified
    candidates at 2.00pm.
6. 31st May-25th June University Examination Period
  2021  
7. 6th July, 2021 Formal campaign begins
8. 12th July, 2021 Campaigns end at 5.00 pm
9. 13th July, 2021 No campaign and removal of posters
10. 14th July, 2021 Election and announcement of results for Congress
    Persons
11. 15th July, 2021 Publish election results

 

 

  1. CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR STUDENT GOVERNING COUNCIL & ELECTORAL COLLEGE

 

S/NO. DATES ACTIVITY
1. 11th May 2021 Declare the position for the SGC & Electoral College
    Vacant
2. 11th to 18th May, Payment of Prerequisite fees by interested candidates
  2021  
3. 24 May, 2021 Issue nomination papers (Google Form)
     
4. 27th May, 2021 End of nomination period (5:00 P.M)
5. 28th May, 2021 Vetting for the SGC & Electoral College from 8.00am to
    12.00 noon
    Publishing the names of qualified and disqualified
    candidates at 2.00pm.
6. 31st May-25th June University Examination Period
  2021  

 

 

7. 9th July 2021 Formal campaign for the SGC & Electoral College begins
8. 19th July, 2021 Debate for the SGC candidates at 2.00pm and
    Campaigns end at 5.00pm
     
9. 20th July, 2021 No campaign and removal of posters
10. 21st July, 2021 Election and Announcement of results for the SGC &
    Electoral College:
    (i) Electoral College from 8.00pm to 12.00noon
    (ii) SGC at 2.00pm
11. 22nd July, 2021 Publish election results
12. 27th July, 2021 Swearing in Ceremony

 

  1. CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR CONGRESS & ELECTORAL COLLEGE AT CAMPUS

 

S/NO. DATES ACTIVITY
1. 11th May 2021 Declare the position for the Congress & Electoral College
    Vacant
2. 11th to 18th May, Payment of Prerequisite fees by interested candidates
  2021  
3. 24 May, 2021 Issue nomination papers (Google Form)
4. 27th May, 2021 End of nomination period (5:00 P.M)
5. 28th May, 2021 Vetting from 8.00am to 12.00 noon
    Publishing the names of qualified and disqualified
    candidates at 2.00pm.
6. 31st May-25th June University Examination Period
  2021  
7. 7th July 2021 Formal campaign begins
8. 13th July 2021 Campaigns end at 5.30 pm
9. 14th July 2021 No campaign and removal of posters
10. 15th July, 2021 Election and announcement of results for Congress
    Persons & Electoral College
11. 16th July, 2021 Publish election results

 

 

 

 

Approved By Electoral Commission

 

Mr Jeremiah Mugo

 

Chairperson, Electoral Commission

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